Diabetes: News

11 May 2024

Health & Wellness

Over 200 diabetics injured as app controlling insulin pump malfunctions

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall for version 2.7 of the t:connect app, an iOS application that controls insulin pumps for diabetes patients.

02 May 2024


Corgi's obesity prevention and management tips

The Corgi, with its distinctive short stature and robust body, is a breed prone to obesity.

29 Apr 2024


Air pollution linked to type 2 diabetes: Report

A recent study published in the medical journal, The Lancet, has unveiled a significant correlation between air pollution and type 2 diabetes.

02 Apr 2024

United Kingdom

UK's NHS providing 'artificial pancreas' to Type 1 diabetes patients

The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK is preparing to offer an "artificial pancreas" to thousands of adults and children, diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

29 Feb 2024

Health & Wellness

Diabetes, BP medicines to become cheaper in India: Here's why

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has announced new retail prices for 69 drug formulations, making medications for Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and other conditions more affordable.

23 Feb 2024

Health & Wellness

6 daily habits that naturally reduce cortisol levels

Cortisol, often dubbed the "stress hormone," plays a vital role in the body's fight-or-flight response.

09 Feb 2024

Healthy Foods

Ever heard of chayote? It's known for these health benefits

Chayote (Sechium edule) is a fruit that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae plant family and is also popularly called mirliton, chocho, or vegetable pear.

25 Jan 2024

Healthy Foods

Kiwano or horned melon: Health benefits that you can enjoy

Kiwano, a tropical fruit native to Australia, Africa, and certain Pacific islands, is also known as jelly melon.

09 Jan 2024

Health & Wellness

Incredible health benefits of soursop we bet you didn't know

Soursop has a soft, white pulp inside and an exterior that is covered in green peel and spikes.

08 Jan 2024


18% of 1.53 crore in Kerala prone to lifestyle diseases

A recent health screening in Kerala, found that nearly one in five people over the age of 30 are at high risk for developing lifestyle diseases.

31 Dec 2023

Health & Wellness

Morning beverages that keep your blood sugar levels in control

Balancing blood sugar levels is crucial for individuals with diabetes, as even slight fluctuations can lead to significant health issues.

22 Nov 2023

Health & Wellness

Reduce blood sugar by adding these leaves to your diet

Time to 'leave' your diabetes-related worries!

21 Nov 2023


Lifestyle tips for a diabetes-free life

Diabetes is a serious threat today, all thanks to sedentary habits and convenience-driven food choices.

08 Nov 2023


Diwali: Expert shares tips on managing diabetes during the festival

Diwali, just like any other Indian festival, involves lavish feasts and sweet treats that although make it more celebratory, aren't quite welcoming for those suffering from diabetes.

01 Sep 2023

Healthy Foods

Suffering from diabetes? These nuts help manage blood sugar levels

Diabetes, one of the most well-known and common "silent killers" existing today, has several people young and old suffering from it.

18 Aug 2023


These are the worst fruits for someone with diabetes

If you have diabetes, choosing the right fruits is crucial to prevent blood sugar spikes.

26 Jul 2023

Health & Wellness

Users of these popular weight loss drugs report stomach paralysis 

According to a recent investigation reported by CNN, some patients who used Ozempic and Wegovy, popular weight loss drugs, experienced severe gastroparesis, also known as stomach paralysis.

25 Jul 2023

Health & Wellness

Exercise timing influences blood sugar control, finds study

New research conducted at the University of Bath, England, reveals an intriguing connection between exercise timing and blood sugar control.

25 Jul 2023


Warning signs of diabetes that appear on your skin 

About one-third of people with diabetes may experience skin problems like skin sores or leg rashes.

20 Jul 2023

Health & Wellness

Ozempic face: Here's why you shouldn't use this derogatory term 

The #Ozempicface hashtag is trending on social media and for all the wrong reasons.

How much aspartame is safe for you

Popular artificial sweetener aspartame has become the center of controversy among regulatory bodies.

27 Jun 2023

Health & Wellness

Diabetic Nephropathy: Symptoms, risk factors, and treatment

In India, the number of people with diseases like diabetes is increasing.

25 Apr 2023


5 diabetic-friendly snacks you can enjoy

A person with diabetes frequently finds it tough to choose the best snack because of the numerous dietary limitations.

30 Mar 2023


Yoga for diabetes: Practice these asanas to manage your condition

Yoga does more than just calm your mind.

29 Mar 2023

Union Health Ministry

384 essential medicines to cost more from April; See list

In the midst of rising inflation in India, medicine prices are expected to increase by 12% beginning April 1.

17 Feb 2023


Individuals affected by COVID-19 could be at risk of diabetes

A study, published in JAMA Network Open journal, suggests that individuals who have previously been infected with COVID-19 could be at an increased risk for diabetes—a chronic disease that affects how the body processes glucose.

07 Feb 2023

Travel And Tourism

Traveling with diabetes: Tips for packing and snacking

Traveling with diabetes requires some extra planning.

13 Jan 2023

Health & Wellness

Prediabetes: Early warning signs you need to be aware of

Do you always feel the need to eat more food? Even though you ate recently, do you just feel tired almost always?

02 Jan 2023

Health & Wellness

Thyroid Awareness Month: Know all about this disease here

The thyroid is a small gland responsible for producing multiple hormones in the body.

24 Jul 2022

Health & Wellness

Should you do yoga or aerobic exercises?

There are many different types of exercises that can help you become stronger and fitter.

12 Jul 2022

Health & Wellness

5 homemade healthy beverages for diabetics

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, then it's important to look after your diet and be careful about the carbs, sugar, and calories you intake.

21 Jun 2022


5 best diabetic-friendly dessert recipes

Sweets are something most people love. But unfortunately, some of us are forced to give up on them for various reasons.

20 Jun 2022


Why is Mark Cuban's pharmaceutical start-up a 'lifesaver'?

Billionaire Mark Cuban has received widespread praise this weekend for selling low-cost prescription medicines through his start-up Cost Plus Drug Company launched earlier this year.

28 Aug 2020


#HealthBytes: 5 yoga asanas that can help diabetics

There are medicines for keeping diabetes in check.

16 Aug 2020


#HealthBytes: Food items that can control your blood sugar level

High blood sugar occurs when your body fails to transport sugar from blood into cells.

21 Apr 2020

Health & Wellness

The incredible health benefits of apple cider vinegar

Apart from making our food taste great, Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is known to have various amazing medicinal properties.

16 Jan 2020

Health & Wellness

Dietary guidelines for type 2 diabetes patients

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes means gearing up for a completely different lifestyle, which may involve frequent medical appointments, a more active daily routine, medications, and most importantly, healthier food habits.

02 Dec 2019

Health & Wellness

Now, there are eyeglasses to track your blood sugar

As many as 380 million people around the world suffer from the condition of diabetes.

02 Nov 2019


Nick Jonas opens up about suffering from Type 1 diabetes

As Diabetes Awareness Month kicked off yesterday, popular singer Nick Jonas penned a heartfelt note, talking of his Type 1 diabetes diagnosis and how he has been dealing with the disease for 14 years now.

04 Oct 2019


Dutch engineer hacks own insulin pump to code 'artificial pancreas'

As common as diabetes is these days, the condition is not easy to manage. However, a 22-year-old Dutch software engineer, suffering from diabetes, has perhaps made living with the medical condition a lot easier.

12 Aug 2019


Five Ayurvedic food items to help manage diabetes naturally

Diabetes is growing rapidly in India, with a whopping 72 million cases recorded in 2017 itself.

Wasim Akram humiliated and harassed at Manchester Airport: Details here

Legendary Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram shared a horrific experience which he endured in England.

23 Jul 2019


Now, an app can visualize sugar present in your drink

People suffering from diabetes tend to keep track of their eating habits and sugar intake.

22 Jul 2019


Five common myths about sugar, busted!

Love it or hate it, but you cannot ignore it - sugar is one such ingredient that has earned a mixed reputation, at best.

01 Jul 2019


#HealthBytes: Five essential diet tips to manage diabetes

Unfortunately, diabetes is growing rapidly in India, with around 72 million cases recorded in 2017 itself.

10 Jul 2018


#HealthBytes: Why should India worry about Type-2 Diabetes?

Though still relatively rare, the menace of Type-2 Diabetes is growing considerably among teenagers and young adults.